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Self-represented Litigants Service

Main Content Anchor The Self-represented Litigants Service (SRLS) provides assistance, advice and support to people who are representing themselves in civil cases in the Brisbane Supreme and District Courts.

SRLS staff provide easy to understand information about court processes and help to facilitate the exchange of information between litigants and the court.

SRLS staff help self-represented litigants to:
  • understand court rules and procedures
  • locate forms, legislation and other supporting information
  • access other agencies who may be able provide assistance

Staff cannot provide legal advice, complete forms or paperwork, or advocate on behalf of litigants.

The service provides a resource room which contains scanning and photocopying equipment, computers with internet access and other useful facilities.

Requests for assistance can be made by telephoning the SRLS office or by visiting the civil registry counter to make an appointment for consultation or to use the resource room.�